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William and Kate to attend the Commonwealth Games on Monday

28 JULY 2014

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, née Kate Middleton, will arrive in Glasgow on Monday to watch the fifth day of action at the Commonwealth Games.

William and Kate will be accompanied by Prince Harry – their just-turned one-year-old son Prince George will stay at the couple's home in their Kensington Palace apartment.

The royal trio – who are all avid sports fans – will be able to choose from watching athletics, badminton, boxing, gymnastics, hockey, lawn bowls, netball, shooting, squash, swimming, table tennis and weightlifting while they are at the Games on Monday and Tuesday.

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William and Kate pictured at the Olympics in 2012



William and Kate's trip to Scotland comes after a weekend in Batcombe, Somerset, where the couple attended a wedding on Saturday.

For the occasion Kate recycled one of her floral Jenny Packham dresses, which she had previously worn to watch William play polo in Santa Barbara as part of their USA and Canada tour in 2011.

The couple were no doubt the talk of Batcombe, which is a village and civil parish in the Mendip District of Somerset, England.

The parish has a population of 439, and it's likely locals would have been keeping up with the festivities surrounding George's birthday last week, when the royal family gathered at William and Kate's home for a low-key afternoon tea.

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Kate pictured in her Jenny Packham dress at the polo in Santa Barbara, 2011



The Duke and Duchess won't be the first royals to attend this year's Commonwealth Games. The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Charles and his wife the Duchess of Cornwall, and the Countess of Wessex and Prince Edward were all in attendance for the opening ceremony, held last week.

The 20th Commonwealth Games opened in style with a spectacular ceremony featuring fireworks, 41 Scottish terriers, a giant haggis, golf glubs, and a live performance from Rod Stewart.

Last weekend, the equivalent of the entire population of Glasgow passed through the city's main train station during an action-packed weekend at the Games.

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